August 13, 2011
Using nonwhite colors for a modern French manicure is on the horizon for fall fashions.
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May 27, 2011
Cosmopolitan’s Beauty Q & A answers the question: What’s the It nail shape right now? Celebrity manicurist Tom Bachik answered, the squoval shape continues to rule. Not only is the shape very flattering, but it also prevents nails from breaking due to the stronger corners, according to the mag.
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April 28, 2011
Magnetic instructor Ingeborg Mensonides demonstrates how to create almond-shaped nails with acrylic.
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December 30, 2010
The word squoval is a hybrid of two words: oval and square, and it's designed to define the nail shape that has rounded edges on a squarish nail. It is a very popular shape.
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March 5, 2010
Jan Arnold, CND's trend expert, tells Redbook Magazine the new nail shape to have is a rounded oval on short- to medium-length nails, which results in a more feminine look.
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March 1, 2010
When it comes to that happiest part of the nail we all know and love, there’s no one right way to make it perfect. Smile lines can adapt to the nail to complement the shape and design of the nail. Akzentz educator Gina Silvestro of Gel Essentials in Cranston, R.I., shows her ideal smile lines for several different nail shapes.
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December 18, 2009
Shape's December issue shows readers 10, 20, and 30-minute beauty regimens for a night out, including tips for facial, hair, and nail care.
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November 1, 2008
On a recent web poll at Glamour.com, 57% of the respondents say they love the squoval shape.
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November 1, 2007
Square, round, squoval — you probably have a specialty and a preference to how you think a nail should look. But you can’t just do cookie-cutter nails on every client who walks through your door. Some individual attention and customization will wow your clients and make them loyal for life.
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June 1, 2003
Our panelists this month discuss choosing the best brush for the job, the difference betwee\n MMA and methacrylic acid, and whether yellowed nails can be whitened with chemicals.
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February 1, 1998
This month readers ask about nail shapes, getting a crisp smile line, and whether or not to etch nails.
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May 1, 1996
Whether your client wants oval or squoval nails, a squared nail is the best place to start.
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